The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Albert J. Kappes, 3rd, father of Retired Officer Albert (Jim) Kappes, 4th.
Albert James Kappes III passed away on June 2, 2021 at his home. Born December 9, 1945 in Waynesburg, PA, he was the son of the late Albert James Kappes, II and Anna Mae Kappes. He was predeceased by his wife of 38 years Gail Lee Kappes.
He was veteran who served in the Army in Vietnam where he earned numerous medals. Following his service in the military, he was a police officer with Baltimore County Police Department until his retirement in 2003. Jim loved baseball and had visited every major league stadium in the country as well as 100s of minor league stadiums.
He was predeceased by his son, Mickey. He is survived by his son and daughter in law, Jim and Christina Kappes, grandsons, Joey, Jake and Josh, daughter in law Lura Kappes, sister and brother in law Bonnie and Bob Pruim and nephews Mark and Scott and their families, beloved aunt Mary Jane Patton, her husband Bill and their family.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 1-3 pm and 5-7 pm at Haight Funeral Home and Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Rd., Sykesville, MD. Burial will be private.